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Simonson Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Simon. Respelling of Simonsen or the Swedish cognate, Simonsson.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Simonsen, Salmonson, Simson, Simison, Simons, Monson, Simerson

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Where is the Simonson family from?

You can see how Simonson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simonson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Simonson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 25 Simonson families living in Alberta. This was about 31% of all the recorded Simonson's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Simonson families in 1911.
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What did your Simonson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Simonson. 60% of Simonson men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Simonson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simonson were Teller and Commis.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Journalier
  • Teller

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Domestic
  • Commis
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Simonson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simonson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Simonson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Simonson. For the veterans among your Simonson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simonson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Simonson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Simonson in 1950 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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